Are You Facing Criminal Charges for a DUI?
Have you been charged with a DUI in Dunwoody? If you can answer "yes" to this question, you most likely are concerned about the possible outcomes of this charge. You may have questions about your license suspension, if you will have to serve any jail time or probation and whether or not you will have a fine and how large will it be? These are all very important questions that an experienced Dunwoody DUI attorney can help you address and resolve. The most critical step when you are charged with a DUI is to contact a knowledgeable lawyer as soon as possible following your arrest.
Competent legal representation may help reduce or eliminate the negative consequences of a arrest and charge. If you decide to do nothing, and allow your case to take its course you may face license suspension, jail time, fines, community service and restitution costs. There are various forms of DUI offenses that range in severity. In more serious DUI offense, such as an accident involving an injury or death or the presence of a minor in the vehicle during your arrest, can complicate your case even further. In these circumstances, it is vital that you obtain immediate legal representation.
DUI Defense Attorney in Dunwoody
The Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson has over 20 years of experience defending complex DUI cases. Our legal team will bring that expertise to your case by thoroughly investigating the details of your arrest. The information we gather from that review will be utilized to build the best defense in your case. In addition to the review of the arrest procedure, we will also bring in expert scientific and legal experts to support your case and improve your chances of a positive outcome. An experienced and skilled DUI attorney is essential to developing a strong defense for your case. Our legal team is familiar with and defends all of the following issues related to DUI charges:
- DUI Process
- ALS Hearings
- Refusals / Alleged Refusals
- Plea Bargain vs. Trial
- Prior DUI Convictions
- GA DUI By Out Of State Driver
- Field Sobriety Tests
- Roadside Checkpoints
- Blood & Breath Tests
- Drugs & DUI
- Marijuana Cases
- DUI Under 21
- Violation of Probation
- Minor in Possession of Alcohol
- Vehicular Homicide
- Child Endangerment
- Accidents and Serious Injury by Vehicle
- Do I Need a Lawyer?
Contacting a skilled Dunwoody DUI defense lawyer should be the first action you take after your arrest. Calling the experienced legal team at the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson to assist you in defending the charge is your first line of defense. It is critical that you have legal representation before you are interviewed by police. Law enforcement officers are trained to ask you questions that will help support their claim that you are in fact impaired. A good attorney knows how best to handle these questions and will guide you through the process.
Remember that you are only required to provide basic information to the arresting officer during the time of your arrest. You are only required to provide your name, address and pertinent facts without an attorney. Once you are arrested you will be read your rights. At this point you should remain silent until you have spoken with your lawyer. A lawyer will advise you of your rights, and how to respond in order to protect your rights and your future. Often, individuals provide the arresting officers with incriminating evidence or information that will damage or weaken their defense in the future. These statements can and will be used against you during the trial of your case.
Contact the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson
Your best DUI defense starts when you contact the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson. An experienced attorney will work relentlessly to defend your case and fight to restore your driving privileges. We can assure you that your best interest is our top priority and we will utilize all of the resources available to reach a positive outcome in your charges. We will guide you through the process by a skilled, knowledgeable and qualified attorney. Facing your DUI charge alone can be very scary and may lead to jail time, fines, license suspension, and other negative consequences. Don't face a charge without a defense lawyer by your side to protect your rights.
Contact a Dunwoody DUI Lawyer to speak with our firm regarding your DUI case